The great thing about Fall, besides the cooler weather, is all the fun cookie combinations that are full of flavor and spices.  Now don’t get me wrong, I love my chocolate chip cookies as much as the next person, but there is something special about cookies with spices on a cool evening.

These delicious Apple Butter Sugar Cookies are soft, chewy and the apple butter frosting is to die for!  The apple butter and cinnamon take these traditional sugar cookies to a whole new level of yumminess. These Apple Butter Sugar Cookies have all the flavors of fall that the whole family will love.

 Apple butter Cookie Ingredients:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • ¼ cup Apple Butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¾ teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt

 

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup Apple Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

 

Directions:

  1.  Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter, apple butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in eggs, egg yolks, vanilla and almond extract.
  4. In another bowl, whisk flour, baking powder and salt.
  5. Add dry ingredients into wet ingredients and mix until just combined. Do not overmix.
  6. Shape dough into a disk; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  7. Using a cookie scoop, scoop dough into balls about 2 Tablespoons each, place onto prepared baking sheet.
  8. Press down to flatten the balls.  You can use the heel of your hand or the bottom of the glass
  9. Sprinkle lightly with sugar
  10. for 10-12 minutes or until edges begin to brown.
  11. Cool completely before frosting.

 

Frosting:

In a medium-sized bowl, mix powdered sugar, apple butter, melted butter and vanilla extract together until combined. Once the cookies have completely cooled, frost away!  

Let me know how your Cookies came out! As always happy Baking! 

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